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Researchers have discovered that a drug used to treat dialysis catheter malfunction in kidney dialysis patients may now also help prevent both malfunction as well as infections.
13therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the company has received a new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health, for $3.0 million.
WOBURN, Mass. and VEDBAEK, Denmark, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its GNR Traffic Light(TM) PNA FISH(R) test.
The Nursing Home Complaint Center is offering to build a world class legal team, of the best nursing home abuse, neglect, or wrongful death personal injury law firms, and attorneys in the nation, for victims in California, and Florida.
The Nursing Home Complaint Center is calling its efforts to identify US nursing home patients, who needlessly get sepsis, septic shock, broken bones, and or victims of wrongful death, their number one priority in 2011.
All of us may be able to breathe a little easier now that scientists from Pennsylvania have found a new therapeutic target for controlling dangerous inflammation in the lungs.
If you suffer from sepsis, you used to have to wait as much as 48 hours for laboratory findings.
DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- bioMerieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announced the results of a survey demonstrating that most critical care nurses are unaware of a simple diagnostic test that may dramatically improve outcomes for sepsis patients.
Delaying elective surgical procedures after a patient has been admitted to the hospital significantly increases the risk of infectious complications and raises hospital costs.
Sepsis Alliance releases "Sepsis: Emergency," a special online video to help raise sepsis awareness among the general public. A leading killer in America, killing one person every 2.5 minutes, sepsis remains relatively unrecognized throughout all walks of life.
Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...
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